Publications


Brothers, D. S., Driscoll, N. W., Kent, G. M., Baskin, R. L., Harding, A. J., & Kell, A. M. (2022). Seismostratigraphic analysis of Lake Cahuilla sedimentation cycles and fault displacement history beneath the Salton Sea, California, USA. Geosphere, 23. https://doi.org/10.1130/ges02468.1
Graves, L. G., Driscoll, N. W., & Maloney, J. M. (2021). Tectonic and eustatic control on channel formation, erosion, and deposition along a strike-slip margin, San Diego, California, USA. Continental Shelf Research, 231, 20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2021.104571
Holmes, J. J., Perea, H., Driscoll, N. W., & Kent, G. M. (2021). Revealing geometry and fault interaction on a complex structural system based on 3D P-Cable data: The San Mateo and San Onofre Trends, offshore Southern California. Frontiers in Earth Science, 9, 20. https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2021.653366
Perea, H., Ucarkus, G., Driscoll, N., Kent, G., Levy, Y., & Rockwell, T. (2021). Faulting and folding of the transgressive surface offshore Ventura records deformational events in the Holocene. Frontiers in Earth Science, 9, 25. https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2021.655339
Singleton, D. M., Maloney, J. M., Brothers, D. S., Klotsko, S., Driscoll, N. W., & Rockwell, T. K. (2021). Recency of faulting and subsurface architecture of the San Diego Bay pull-apart basin, California, USA. Frontiers in Earth Science, 9. https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2021.641346
Holmes, J. J., Driscoll, N. W., & Kent, G. M. (2021). High-resolution 3D seismic imaging of fault interaction and deformation offshore San Onofre, California. Frontiers in Earth Science, 9, 19. https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2021.653672
Wei, E. A., Holmes, J. J., & Driscoll, N. W. (2020). Strike-slip transpressional uplift offshore San Onofre, California inhibits sediment delivery to the deep sea. Frontiers in Earth Science, 8. https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2020.00051
Wei, E. A., & Driscoll, N. W. (2020). Clay mineralogy of Gulf of Papua Shelf and Pandora Trough deposits constrains sediment routing during the last sea-level cycle. Sedimentology. https://doi.org/10.1111/sed.12709
Levy, Y., Rockwell, T. K., Shaw, J. H., Plesch, A., Driscoll, N. W., & Perea, H. (2019). Structural modeling of the Western Transverse Ranges: An imbricated thrust ramp architecture. Lithosphere, 11(6), 868–883. https://doi.org/10.1130/l1124.1
Marcuson, R., Gee, J., Wei, E., & Driscoll, N. (2019). A 2000 year geomagnetic field record from the Gulf of Papua. Marine Geology, 408, 48–66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2018.11.014
Wei, E. A., Driscoll, N. W., & Slingerland, R. L. (2019). Oceanographic currents, differential subsidence, and physiography control three-dimensional clinothem growth in the Gulf of Papua, Papua New Guinea. Marine Geology, 407, 164–180. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2018.10.012
Klotsko, S., Driscoll, N., & Keigwin, L. (2019). Multiple meltwater discharge and ice rafting events recorded in the deglacial sediments along the Beaufort Margin, Arctic Ocean. Quaternary Science Reviews, 203, 185–208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.11.014
Klotsko, S., & Driscoll, N. (2018). Geomorphological and stratigraphic evidence along the northeastern US margin for Laurentide glacial lake outburst floods during the MIS 2 deglaciation. Quaternary Research, 90(1), 139–152. https://doi.org/10.1017/qua.2018.32
Keigwin, L. D., Klotsko, S., Zhao, N., Reilly, B., Giosan, L., & Driscoll, N. W. (2018). Deglacial floods in the Beaufort Sea preceded Younger Dryas cooling. Nature Geoscience. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-018-0169-6
Sahakian, V., Bormann, J., Driscoll, N., Harding, A., Kent, G., & Wesnousky, S. (2017). Seismic constraints on the architecture of the Newport-Inglewood/Rose Canyon fault: Implications for the length and magnitude of future earthquake ruptures. Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 122(3), 2085–2105. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016jb013467
Johnstone, E., Raymond, J., Olsen, M. J., & Driscoll, N. (2016). Morphological expressions of coastal cliff erosion processes in San Diego County. Journal of Coastal Research, 174–184. https://doi.org/10.2112/si76-015
Olsen, M. J., Johnstone, E., Driscoll, N., Kuester, F., & Ashford, S. A. (2016). Fate and transport of seacliff failure sediment in Southern California. Journal of Coastal Research, 185–199. https://doi.org/10.2112/si76-016
Sahakian, V., Kell, A., Harding, A., Driscoll, N., & Kent, G. (2016). Geophysical evidence for a San Andreas subparallel transtensional fault along the northeastern shore of the Salton Sea. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 106(5), 1963–1978. https://doi.org/10.1785/0120150350
Smith, K. D., Kent, G. M., von Seggern, D. P., Driscoll, N. W., & Eisses, A. (2016). Evidence for Moho-lower crustal transition depth diking and rifting of the Sierra Nevada microplate. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(20), 10738–10744. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016gl070283
Han, L., Hole, J. A., Stock, J. M., Fuis, G. S., Kell, A., Driscoll, N. W., Kent, G. M., Harding, A. J., Rymer, M. J., Gonzalez-Fernandez, A., & Lazaro-Mancilla, O. (2016). Continental rupture and the creation of new crust in the Salton Trough rift, Southern California and northern Mexico: Results from the Salton Seismic Imaging Project. Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 121(10), 7469–7489. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016jb013139
Sievers, K. T., Barr, R. J., Maloney, J. M., Driscoll, N. W., & Anderson, T. W. (2016). Impact of habitat structure on fish populations in kelp forests at a seascape scale. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 557, 51–63. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps11885
Switzer, R. D., Parnell, P. E., Leichter, J. L., & Driscoll, N. W. (2016). The effects of tectonic deformation and sediment allocation on shelf habitats and megabenthic distribution and diversity in southern California. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 169, 25–37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.11.020
Noble, P. J., Ball, G. I., Zimmerman, S. H., Maloney, J., Smith, S. B., Kent, G., Adams, K. D., Karlin, R. E., & Driscoll, N. (2016). Holocene paleoclimate history of Fallen Leaf Lake, CA., from geochemistry and sedimentology of well-dated sediment cores. Quaternary Science Reviews, 131, Part A, 193–210. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.10.037
Day, S., Llanes, P., Silver, E., Hoffmann, G., Ward, S., & Driscoll, N. (2015). Submarine landslide deposits of the historical lateral collapse of Ritter Island, Papua New Guinea. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 67, 419–438. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2015.05.017
Klotsko, S., Driscoll, N., Kent, G., & Brothers, D. (2015). Continental shelf morphology and stratigraphy offshore San Onofre, California: The interplay between rates of eustatic change and sediment supply. Marine Geology, 369, 116–126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2015.08.003
Magnusdottir, S., Brandsdottir, B., Driscoll, N., & Detrick, R. (2015). Postglacial tectonic activity within the Skjalfandadjup Basin, Tjornes Fracture Zone, offshore Northern Iceland, based on high resolution seismic stratigraphy. Marine Geology, 367, 159–170. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2015.06.004
Eisses, A. K., Kell, A., Kent, G. M., Driscoll, N. W., Baskin, R. L., Smith, K. D., Karlin, R. E., Louie, J. N., & Pullammanappallil, S. K. (2015). New constraints on fault architecture, slip rates, and strain partitioning beneath Pyramid Lake, Nevada. Geosphere, 11(3), 683–704. https://doi.org/10.1130/ges00821.1
Maloney, J. M., Grupe, B. M., Pasulka, A. L., Dawson, K. S., Case, D. H., Frieder, C. A., Levin, L. A., & Driscoll, N. W. (2015). Transpressional segment boundaries in strike-slip fault systems offshore southern California: Implications for fluid expulsion and cold seep habitats. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(10), 4080–4088. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015gl063778
Umhoefer, P. J., Maloney, S. J., Buchanan, B., Arrowsmith, J. R., Martinez-Gutierrez, G., Kent, G., Driscoll, N., Harding, A., Kaufman, D., & Rittenour, T. (2014). Late Quaternary faulting history of the Carrizal and related faults, La Paz region, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Geosphere, 10(3), 476–504. https://doi.org/10.1130/ges00924.1
Dong, S. P., Ucarkus, G., Wesnousky, S. G., Maloney, J., Kent, G., Driscoll, N., & Baskin, R. (2014). Strike-slip faulting along the Wassuk Range of the northern Walker Lane, Nevada. Geosphere, 10(1), 40–48. https://doi.org/10.1130/ges00912.1
Maloney, J. M., Noble, P. J., Driscoll, N. W., Kent, G. M., Smith, S. B., Schmauder, G. C., Babcock, J. M., Baskin, R. L., Karlin, R., Kell, A. M., Seitz, G. G., Zimmerman, S., & Kleppe, J. A. (2013). Paleoseismic history of the Fallen Leaf segment of the West Tahoe-Dollar Point fault reconstructed from slide deposits in the Lake Tahoe Basin, California-Nevada. Geosphere, 9(4), 1065–1090. https://doi.org/10.1130/ges00877.1
Coyan, M. M., Arrowsmith, J. R., Umhoefer, P., Coyan, J., Kent, G., Driscoll, N., & Gutierrez, G. M. (2013). Geometry and Quaternary slip behavior of the San Juan de los Planes and Saltito fault zones, Baja California Sur, Mexico: Characterization of rift-margin normal faults. Geosphere, 9(3), 426–443. https://doi.org/10.1130/ges00806.1
Smith, S. B., Karlin, R. E., Kent, G. M., Seitz, G. G., & Driscoll, N. W. (2013). Holocene subaqueous paleoseismology of Lake Tahoe. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 125(5–6), 691–708. https://doi.org/10.1130/b30629.1
Denny, J. F., Schwab, W. C., Baldwin, W. E., Barnhardt, W. A., Gayes, P. T., Morton, R. A., Warner, J. C., Driscoll, N. W., & Voulgaris, G. (2013). Holocene sediment distribution on the inner continental shelf of northeastern South Carolina: Implications for the regional sediment budget and long-term shoreline response. Continental Shelf Research, 56, 56–70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2013.02.004
Brothers, D., Harding, A., Gonzalez-Fernandez, A., Holbrook, W. S., Kent, G., Driscoll, N., Fletcher, J., Lizarralde, D., Umhoefer, P., & Axen, G. (2012). Farallon slab detachment and deformation of the Magdalena Shelf, southern Baja California. Geophysical Research Letters, 39. https://doi.org/10.1029/2011gl050828
Hogarth, L. J., Driscoll, N. W., Babcock, J. M., & Orange, D. L. (2012). Transgressive deposits along the actively deforming Eel River Margin, Northern California. Marine Geology, 303, 99–114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2012.02.005
Kleppe, J. A., Brothers, D. S., Kent, G. M., Biondi, F., Jensen, S., & Driscoll, N. W. (2011). Duration and severity of Medieval drought in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Quaternary Science Reviews, 30(23–24), 3269–3279. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.08.015
Brothers, D., Kilb, D., Luttrell, K., Driscoll, N., & Kent, G. (2011). Loading of the San Andreas fault by flood-induced rupture of faults beneath the Salton Sea. Nature Geoscience, 4(7), 486–492. https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo1184
Olsen, M. J., Johnstone, E., Kuester, F., Driscoll, N., & Ashford, S. A. (2011). New Automated Point-Cloud Alignment for Ground-Based Light Detection and Ranging Data of Long Coastal Sections. Journal of Surveying Engineering-Asce, 137(1), 14–25. https://doi.org/10.1061/(asce)su.1943-5428.0000030
Hoffmann, G., Silver, E., Day, S., Driscoll, N., & Orange, D. (2011). Deformation versus deposition of sediment waves in the Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea. Special Publication Society for Sedimentary Geology, 96, 455–474.
Hill, J. C., & Driscoll, N. W. (2010). Iceberg discharge to the Chukchi shelf during the Younger Dryas. Quaternary Research, 74(1), 57–62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yqres.2010.03.008
Blum, J. A., Chadwell, C. D., Driscoll, N., & Zumberge, M. A. (2010). Assessing slope stability in the Santa Barbara Basin, California, using seafloor geodesy and CHIRP seismic data. Geophysical Research Letters, 37. https://doi.org/10.1029/2010gl043293
Young, A. P., Raymond, J. H., Sorenson, J., Johnstone, E. A., Driscoll, N. W., Flick, R. E., & Guza, R. T. (2010). Coarse Sediment Yields from Seacliff Erosion in the Oceanside Littoral Cell. Journal of Coastal Research, 26(3), 580–585. https://doi.org/10.2112/08-1179.1
Young, A. P., Olsen, M. J., Driscoll, N., Flick, R. E., Gutierrez, R., Guza, R. T., Johnstone, E., & Kuester, F. (2010). Comparison of Airborne and Terrestrial Lidar Estimates of Seacliff Erosion in Southern California. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 76(4), 421–427.
Le Dantec, N., Hogarth, L. J., Driscoll, N. W., Babcock, J. M., Barnhardt, W. A., & Schwab, W. C. (2010). Tectonic controls on nearshore sediment accumulation and submarine canyon morphology offshore La Jolla, Southern California. Marine Geology, 268(1–4), 115–128. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2009.10.026
Hoffmann, G., Silver, E., Day, S., Driscoll, N., & Appelgate, B. (2009). Drowned carbonate platforms in the Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea. Marine Geophysical Researches, 30(4), 229–236. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11001-010-9079-8
Olsen, M. J., Johnstone, E., Driscoll, N., Ashford, S. A., & Kuester, F. (2009). Terrestrial Laser Scanning of Extended Cliff Sections in Dynamic Environments: Parameter Analysis. Journal of Surveying Engineering-Asce, 135(4), 161–169. https://doi.org/10.1061/(asce)0733-9453(2009)135:4(161)
Silver, E., Day, S., Ward, S., Hoffmann, G., Llanes, P., Driscoll, N., Appelgate, B., & Saunders, S. (2009). Volcano collapse and tsunami generation in the Bismarck Volcanic Arc, Papua New Guinea. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 186(3–4), 210–222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2009.06.013
Brothers, D. S., Driscoll, N. W., Kent, G. M., Harding, A. J., Babcock, J. M., & Baskin, R. L. (2009). Tectonic evolution of the Salton Sea inferred from seismic reflection data. Nature Geoscience, 2(8), 581–584. https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo590
Dingler, J., Kent, G., Driscoll, N., Babcock, J., Harding, A., Seitz, G., Karlin, B., & Goldman, C. (2009). A high-resolution seismic CHIRP investigation of active normal faulting across Lake Tahoe Basin, California-Nevada. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 121(7–8), 1089–1107. https://doi.org/10.1130/b26244.1